Bennett hits a winner at the buzzer for Coughlin
At Coughlin, Aaron Bennett’s 3-pointer to beat the fourth quarter buzzer proved to be the difference as Coughlin edged Lake-lehman, 42-41, on opening night.
Bennett and Tony Egidio each scored 13 points for Coughlin. Jahsim Hall addded nine.
Max Paczewski led LakeLehman with 13 points. Nate Salus and C.J. Cercone each had 11, while Abe Dabsheh had 10.
Crestwood 71, Scranton 67 OT
At Scranton, Ryan Petrosky hit a go-ahead 3 midway through overtime to put Crestwood ahead for good.
Mike Palmiero led Crestwood with 18 points, Petrosky finished with 17.
Wyoming Seminary 64, East Stroudsburg South 55
At the Berwick Nespoli Tournament, the Blue Knights opened the game with a 22-10 first quarter en route to the win.
Wyoming Seminary employed a balanced scoring effort with Nick Ganter leading the team with 16 points. Jake Koretz added 15 poinys while Dimitri Gnall had 14.
Wyoming Area 65, Forest City 42
At Wyoming Area, Dan Wiedl scored 17 points, and Nick Rubino and Jake Greenfield poured in 14 and 10, respectively, in a Warriors win.
Corey Daniels finished with 11 points to lead Forest City.
GAR 58, Delaware Valley 52
At GAR, the Grenadiers started the season on a winning note behind Will Johnson’s 25 points, plus 14 from Curon Smith and 13 from Curtis Smith. Johnson sank three 3-pointers before halftime.
Jackson Shafer led Dela- ware Valley with 21 points and also made three 3-pointers. Blake Gearhart added 15 points.
Scranton Prep 68, Meyers 31
At the Xavier Center, Leo O’boyle scored 20 points to lead Scranton Prep.
Rhys Merritt added 18 points for the Cavaliers.
Riverside 42, Valley West 40
At Valley West, Michael Rickert’s 13 points helped Riverside come away with an overtime victory.
Ruland Hamad scored 10 points to lead the Spartans, who forced an extra period by holding the Vikings to five fourth-quarter points.
Mount Carmel 60, Northwest 42
At the Tri-valley tournament, the Rangers fell behind 22-4 after one but battled back to get within nine heading into the fourth. But a 13-2 final frame in favor of Mount Carmel sealed the win.
Jaxon Yaple led Northwest with 12 points. Bryce Koser added 10 for the Rangers.
MMI Prep 55, Troy 40
At Sullivan County’s Mountain Madness tournament, Matt Marchetti scored 19 point in the fourth quarter as MMI Prep advanced to the championship round.
Erie Mcdowell 76, Hazleton Area 69
At Erie, the Cougars lost their season opener. No other results were available by press time.